'''Williams College''' is a private liberal arts colleges in the United States|liberal arts college
located in Williamstown, Massachusetts
, United States. It was established in 1793 with funds from the estate of Ephraim Williams
. Originally a men's college
, Williams became co-educational
in 1970. Fraternities and sororities in North America|Fraternities
were also phased out during this period, beginning in 1962.
Williams has three academic curricular divisions (humanities
, natural sciences|sciences
and social sciences
), 24 departments, 36 academic major|majors
, and two master's degree programs in art history
and development economics
. There are 334 voting faculty members, with a student-teacher ratio|student-to-faculty ratio
of 7:1. , the school has an enrollment of 2,052 undergraduate students and 54 graduate students.
The academic year
follows a 4–1–4...